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CVE-2010-3706 Detail

Description

plugins/acl/acl-backend-vfile.c in Dovecot 1.2.x before 1.2.15 and 2.0.x before 2.0.5 interprets an ACL entry as a directive to add to the permissions granted by another ACL entry, instead of a directive to replace the permissions granted by another ACL entry, in certain circumstances involving the private namespace of a user, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions via a request to read or modify a mailbox.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/06/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-11/msg00001.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128620520732377&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128622064325688&w=2
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2010-October/053450.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2010-October/053451.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2010-October/053452.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:217
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1059-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2572 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2840
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0301

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3706
NVD Published Date:
10/06/2010
NVD Last Modified:
02/12/2011